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Trial Rescheduled For Teen Charged With Father's Murder

Robert Richardson III of Bel Air has been jailed since his arrest in connection with his father's murder nearly a year ago.

The trial of the Bel Air teen charged with shooting and killing his father in January 2012 is scheduled to take place in May of this year.

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The criminal jury trial for 17-year-old Robert Conley Richardson III was initially slated to begin next week, but has since been postponed. A separate hearing in the case is scheduled to take place Jan. 16 with a criminal jury trial scheduled for May 14.

Richardson, of the 800 block of Moores Mill Road, was indicted in February on charges of first- and second-degree murder and felony use of a firearm in connection with the shooting death of his father, Robert Richardson Jr., on Jan. 9, 2012. He was 16 at the time of the shooting.

The younger Richardson had a history of running away from home. Friends and supporters have alleged the younger Richardson experienced abuse at the hands of his father and those circumstances lead to the fatal events of last year.

Richardson has been held without bail at the Harford County Detention Center since his arrest.

kristen January 06, 2013 at 09:30 AM
People should wait until the truth comes out and stop lieing about what happen.
Take Responsibility! January 06, 2013 at 11:57 AM
Eileen Siple, the nosy liar. It has not been established he was abused, only a tale made up by loser kids who wanted their 15 minutes of fame. You should be ashamed, supporting a cold blooded killer, while a decent man is dead, and was tossed in a pond like a bag of garbage. I bet you're a liberal. Go seek mental help.
shari b January 07, 2013 at 09:41 PM
who is lying?
shari b January 08, 2013 at 04:15 AM
eileen's biggest problem is that she sees richardson as a child and keeps referring to him as a child. she is just trying to evoke sympathy for him on that issue! he is NOT a child. he is a young adult. under 12 is a CHILD! i am raising four grandchildren since their mother's death, many years ago. the 9 and 11 yr old are children. the 15 and 16 yr old are not. they are young adults in high school. mcdonalds will hire them for work at this age. they can soon get their driver licenses. mcdonalds's doesn't hire children. mva does not issue driver lisenses to CHILDREN. he is NOT a child.
Take Responsibility! January 08, 2013 at 11:52 AM
To add, he committed a cold blooded man's crime, a murder of his father. Too bad nosey bleeding heart liberals like Eileen think they know everything when they know nothing and make up everything as they go along. Let the "kid" sit in jail for 40 or 50 years, then let him live with the Sipples. Maybe he will kill all of them, or just one.

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